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and confederate navies, 1861 to 1865, and craig's civil war at sea, both very handsomely done, and it's good because we get to resume our conversation. we barely broke the surface. let's get right to it. because we spoke for an hour last time and we got to about january of 1862. so i'll assume you all know about 1861. and get to something that jim pointed out in his book, which i found rather interesting, and that is that 150 years ago this month, eye side from all the other things going on, including the first shudders of the realization that lincoln had actually promulgated an emancipation proclaimation. the blockade was in force in confederate ports. the union had chanced the bombardment of the city of vicksburg, and new orleans had fallen. the tennessee, cumberland, and mississippi rivers seem to belong the north, not the south. and it must have seemed for a time in 1862 that this combination of events, particularly the naval successes for the union, were about to end the war between the states. and then the trend line changed. the father of water that lincoln boasted now flowed unvexed
compound was expecting u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s to arrive by helicopter. one image from that night has come to symbolize the mission. the photograph taken at the height of the raid by veteran white house photographer pete souza. there it is. there you are. >> here i am sitting right here. >> that's an intense look on your face, and everyone is intently watching that screen. >> this is -- if i'm not mistaken, pete, this picture was taken right as atthe helicopter was having problems. that's what it feels like, because i remember hillary putting his hand over her mouth at that point. >> when you look at it, what does it conjure up inside you? >> that's the way i usual look when my husband drags me to an action movie. it was just an extraordinary experience and aa great privilege to be part of. >> when you see it now, what comes back? >> we were all just really concentrating. our entire focus was on listening to the play-by-play. as you can see, the president is sitting right behind me. i remember turning and looking and it was just this. no emotion. >> what comes to mind first? is it a sensat
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reporting from the front lines, and we begin tonight in iran. the navy there claims it has captured a u.s. drone, saying the drone entered iranian air space over the persian gulf. but a u.s. defense official tells cnn that whatever device iran has, it is not an actively operating navy drone. officials say the navy has fully accounted for all of its unmanned vehicles. there are reports the drone was carrying out spy operations. >>> internet security tycoon john mac afee says he's in gaut mala but police believe he's in beli belize. he's wanted for the shooting death of his neighbor. he says the government is trying to pin the murder on him. macafee hired a new lawyer. he says he chose gaut mala, i'll quote him, the closest place to protect his life from persecution. >>> and george h.w. bush is still in the hospital tonight for treatment of a lingering cough and bronchitis. he was supposed to be released over the weekend, but a spokesman from methodist hospital in houston tells "outfront" that doctors are being extra cautious with his care, and are in hurry to send him home. also told us
a head line about an arrest and any justice in any form. >>> also, new information about that navy s.e.a.l. who died during a daring rescue mission in afghanistan. we will go to his hometown, meet the people who knew him best, hear more about him. >>> also, the nurse who committed suicide after falling for a radio prank. what the radio station is now planning to do to help her family. i told him, sure. can't hurt, right? then i heard this news about a multivitamin study looking at long-term health benefits for men over 50. the one they used in that study... centrum silver. that's what i take. my doctor! he knows his stuff. [ male announcer ] centrum. the most recommended. most preferred. most studied. centrum, always your most complete. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still "stubbed" up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a decongestant. no way. [ male announcer ] sorry. alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus has a fast acting decongestant to relieve your stuffy nose. [ sighs ] thanks! [ ma
they say is a scan eagle drone made by boeing iran says the drone was spying and the iranian navy brought it down hacking into electronics. the u.s. navy says it's not missing a drone in the middle east. i'm joined by elise in washington. first u.s. far from the only country to possess drones neen that part of the world, multiple countries do. could the aircraft belong to someone else? >> well, certainly, michael. the u.s. says none of its drones are missing and it follows it could belong to someone else. the united states has identify the 76 countries that use this type of drone country and many u.s. allies in the persian gulf are also using it. but it's unclear how iran got a hold of it anyway. it's possible that it got lost or it had a mechanical failure. it's not clear that it shot down. >> exactly. one of the questions that's been asked, and they've claimed to have done this before, in fact this announcement comes a day to the -- a year to the day after iran claimed to have shot down another u.s. drone and they say that one crashed in the iranian desert. >> that's right. it's a great
guy, he kept saying i know exactly where the fourth bomb is. the u.s. navy didn't listen to him. they had 20 ships there by this time. they were checking the bottom of 120 square miles of the mediterranean. ten by 12 miles, and they couldn't locate the bomb. he said, i know exactly where it is. they didn't want to listen to him. what does he know? a guy who goes out fishing every day knows exactly where he is like you know you are sitting in your seat, and i know i'm standing up here. he knew exactly where that bomb came down. no one listened to him until later. meanwhile, we got a much bigger problem as it turned out. two of the bombs, as i said, their parachutes were badly singed or burned. they came down too fast. one of them came down just fine, but all three of them came down on a little town, 250 families. agricultural in the prosince of el maria, and they grow tomatoes, and, by the way, this sounds familiar because the town is back in the news lately. i'll tell you about that in a minute. one bomb came down just fine. came down slowly, settled down, but two of the bombs,
of the navy s.e.a.l. team 6 killed while freeing an american doctor from the taliban has been identified. we'll find out more about this fallen hero. >>> tom hanks is standing up for heroes. how the hollywood star is helping an army staff sergeant who just returned from afghanistan. >> very cool story. it was a prank in the best sense of the word. >>> and later, beyonce scores a $50 million deal. a sweet payday from a soft drink company. all the details coming up. >> keep reading. >> coming up in the -- whew, in "the skinny." we'll share some good beyonce news this morning. >> i don't think she's really worried. >> she's doing her thing. >>> but first, some very telling words from those who left syria's regime. one defector is saying, the revolution will be victorious. >> another is confirming the worst fears about the regime's potential use of deadly chemical weapons. his words come amid some big rebel advances. >> reporter: the rebels have taken the fight to syria's biggest cities, battling assad's strong holds, his palace in damascus, while fighters have overrun one of the largest militar
iranian air space. our navy is responding saying the u.s. navy has accounted for all unmanned vehicles operating in the middle east region. they are confined to internationally recognized water and air spoers. space. molly henneberg joins us. what is the background to this mystery. >> reporter: navy owe eugs figureseofficials say we do have allies in the region that use these type of drones, the united arab emirates and kuwait. iran did not say when or where it captured the scan eagle just that it entered iranian air space. we don't have a lot of information besides that. we do know that the navy did lose one of these scan eagle drones back in october, but naval officials say that it went down in the persian gulf, that it broke apart as these drones are designed to do, and that they believe it sank into the persian gulf. jenna. jenna: so, if the iranians do indeed have this unmanned aerial vehicle, what type of information can they get from it? >> reporter: it's a low-cost, low tech drone. basically it's a camera that can transmit pictures via radio waves. it is possible the iranians c
in the town of the navy s.e.a.l. who gave his life. >>> plus, disturbing information about the owner of the plane who killed a lat tina superstar. stand by. you're in "the situation room." let's get right to our strategy session. joining us, the democratic strategist, hilary rosen and mary matalin. they are both making the case, get out from behind closed doors and negotiate the terms of the fiscal cliff deal in public. let's listen. >> i get nervous when two people disappear into a white house room and start making a grand alliance and they think, we're going to do this and get it out of the secret meetings and into the public venues to the american people and the congress themselves, we're responsible for making intelligent decisions. that should be done publicly. but at some point, after public debate and so forth, yes, private negotiations can help bridge the gap and bring us to a successful conclusion. >> mary, what do you think? will that be a kiss of death? >> i don't think there's time, wolf, the president has been dragging its feet. we have a few numbers of days left before
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him and throw his body into the ocean. civilized countries don't do that sort of thing. the navy seals were under orders to fight their way out if there was a problem but if they had had to fight their way out, they would have had air cover and probably intervention. we could have been at war with pakistan. pakistan is a professional army, dedicated to protecting the sovereignty of the state and very dedicated to it. they would not take this lightly. a war with pakistan would be an utter disaster. it is a huge nuclear facility laced with radical islamic elements. but they did it anyway. and right after it, when pakistan was totally outraged, carry on drone attacks in pakistan. it is kind of astonishing. >> professor noam chomsky, commenting on the assassination of osama bin laden. >> what is interesting about whole mission, that it was a unilateral mission, so it was done without pakistan's knowledge or consent, is that the obama administration felt it was unnecessary to the pakistani is from ed. there are legitimate concerns about pakistan's relationship about militant groups and have
the american and soviet navies were circling watching each other, get so tired, they almost made a mistake and pulled the nuclear trigger and each other. and finally, just sort of more innocent mistakes, if you look at an example in the 1980's, boris yeltsin, the president of russia, the norwegians had a zero weather rocket that they launched in the direction of russia. then notify the russians, but this time the notification got lost in the mail. the russian generals came and said, look, apparently somebody has lost something in us across our horizon. this is an american nuclear attack you have to miss the launch or russia will be obliterated with no shots back. thankfully was sober that date. relations were good between the u.s. and the soviet union. he said to me you know, it can't be the americans attacking. when you talk about the u.s. and iran, is drolen iran, flight times, the attention, the chances of something going wrong , the escalation ending in disaster, that much higher. finally, you also have to be concerned about iran with a nuclear umbrella. oh, well, being more responsive
you. >>> we have a look at some of the other stories making news. >> the u.s. navy is moving warships into position to monitor a possible launch. they are guided missile destroyers. the navy won't reveal their act locations. images reveal north carolina appears to be working towards a launch later this month. >>> the attorney for george zimmerman who is charged with killing trayvon martin refuses to say he won't go that route to avoid a murder trial. >> no. i wouldn't plea somebody who is innocent to anything. so i think the answer is easily no. >> zimmerman is suing nbc for defamation. the network edited his 911 call to make him sound racist. nbc says there was no intent to portray him unfairly. three employees were fired over that. >>> john mcafee faces extradition again. he was rushed to the hospital in guatemala city yesterday after learning that his bid for asylum was declined. he's wanted for questioning in the murder of his neighbor. >>> he once ran for president of the united states of south carolina. now stephen colbert for senate? someone has already created a twitter accoun
is a scan eagle, made by boeing, being used more by the u.s. navy. reza sayah joins us now from cairo. good morning, reza. >> reporter: good morning, carol. first off, we should point out it's not clear what, if anything, iran has captured. we're getting very two different stories from tehran and washington. washington denying iran has done anything. iran with a very different story and they're already using this to say that they've score d a bg intelligence victory over the u.s. the reports in state media in iran started early, according to iran captures a u.s. drone after it flew into iranian air space, southern iran. iran describing this drone as a scan eagle, about a ten-foot wing span that can go about 24 hours without refueling. iran already boasting a win, putting it on display, video clip posted online, carol, showed what appeared to be two military officials examining what looked like a u.s. drone with that poster that you mentioned with the title "we will trample on the u.s.." >> i don't mean to change the subject. we hear the yelling behind you. you're in cairo, egypt. what's goi
, trees knocked into homes. >> oh my god. >>> a member of the navy's elegal s.e.a.l. team six killed in afghanistan during a weekend rescue mission, identified as nicolas checque. >> serving his country that's what he wanted to do. >>> witnesses say a killer in manhattan vanished. >>> cell phones provided nearly free of charge. >>> new zealand's driving dogs are back but for this time the dog drove the car by itself. >>> danny woodhead had the ball punched out, in the lands of lloyd, touchdown! complete domination by brady and the patriots. >> and all that matters. >> i was recently taken in a provocative photo but i was sitting on santa's lap. >> and you should have seen the smile on santa's face. >> manny pacquiao was knocked out. >> after romney told pacquiao you lost for the same reason i did, young hispanics. >> welcome to "cbs this morning." some of you the dramatic moments in labor union have been in michigan. this morning passing a right to work law. >> authorities are bracing for thousands of angry protesters planning to challenge the law, which could have an impact in other
first class nicolasd. checque. he's described as hard-working and enthusiastic. he joined the navy in 2002 after graduating from high school and entered the s.e.a.l.s program the very next year. he received the bronze star and other awards during his ten-year career. >> a hero. >> yes, he indeed. >>> british banking giant hsbc agreed to pay $1.92 billion to settle a money laundering investigation here in the u.s. hsbc is accused of transferring billions of dollars for nations like iran doing business with firms linked to terrorism and enabling mexican drug cartels to move money illegally through u.s. subsidiaries. the settlement represents the largest pen the ever paid by a bank. >>> now pot is officially legal in colorado. people 21 and older may have up to 1 ounce of weed, smoke it, not in public and grow a small amount at home as well. the governor has created a task force to help implement the law. here's the problem. it's complicated. the federal government still says marijuana is illegal. >> rocky mountain high. i'll be the billionth person to say that. >>> countdown to doubl
. ike played a real, key role in that, didn't he not? >> admiral -- [inaudible] navy admiral who said during world war ii, what was his line? we learned to burn them scientifically, you know, was in favor of modern or warfare. and he wanted to use tactical nuclear weapons as did john foster dulles, as did richard nixon when the french were losing. they felt this was the time to use tactical nuclear weapons to sort of rescue the situation. ike listened to that, rejected that advice, never really tipped his hand what he was thinking. this is one of these moments when he had to decide because the french position was, obviously, precarious and losing. and ike made the decision, one, not to get involved, to send b troops in. he famously said the jungle will consume the army by divisions, so he did not want to put in ground troops, and he thought about but rejected the idea of using tactical nuclear weapons. okay? back to you. >> was there any effort after stalin died early in the presidency to attempt to reset the relationship? >> yes. >> you mention add two-year interval. >> this is an im
of the joint chiefs, navy admiral said in world war ii, what was the line? we learned to burn them scientifically, you know, was in favor of modern warfare, and he wanted to use tactical nuclear weapons as did john foster dulles as well as richard nixon when the french were losing at the end. they felt this was the time to use tactical weapons to try to rescue the situation. ike listened to that. rejected that advice. never really tipped his hand at what he was thinking. this is one of the moments when he had to decide because the french's position was procare yows and losing, and he made the decision, one, not to get involved sending ground troops in saying the jungle will come soup the army by division so he did not want to put in ground troops, and he thought about, but rejected the idea of using tactical nuclear weapons. okay? back there. >> any effort after stalin died early in the presidency to attempt to reset the relationship? you mentioned the two year interval. >> this is an important moment. sal lin, of course, used to talk about the inevidentability of the conflict with
. the father of one of the former navy seals killed that day leading the charge on this saying he is hearing nothing from the government on what happened to his son. coming up today we'll ask senator kelly ayotte says the families do not have the answers on what happened to their loved ones. we'll talk to her in 25 minutes. the president continues to defend u.n. ambassador susan rice. once considered a frontrunner for secretary state until what happened in benghazi. >> make sure we have a full national security team that can give me the best advice possible and do everything they can to keep the american people safe. and susan rice has done a great job as u.n. ambassador about a decision on secretary of state. bill: that from bloomberg tv. president making a decision in weeks maybe days some suggest but martha. martha: iran has prove it captured a surveillance drone. the top lawmaker failing to specify what evidence that is saying the government will release more information. the islamic republic said yesterday it captured the drone after it entered the airspace in the persian gulf. the u.s.
inquirer reports on the suspected suicide of a high ranking navy s.e.a.l. in afghanistan. navy officials say commander job price died saturday of noncombat-related injuries. >>> and a wall street journal investigation find prices on website ds vary depending on the user's information. >>> the head of the cia says "zero dark thirty" gives a false impression that torture led to finding osama bin laden. this morning i why there are so many critics. we'll speak with john miller if "zero dark thirty" gets it right or wrong. >>> christmas tree farmers in the midwest say supplies are running dry because of this year's drought. >> they have lost two and three years worth of trees. that may convince some of the farmers just enougorning." [ male announcer ] imagine facing the day with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day every day can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor rig
helicopters, navy s.e.a.l.s and a translator and dog named cairo took off from juloll bad, afghanistan. the mission, to kill the world's most wanted man. osama bin laden. >> the death of bin laden marks the most significant achievement to date in our nation's effort to defeat al qaeda. >> most have heard the incredible details of the bin laden compound raid, but little has been revealed about the intense, month's long deliberation that led to the final decision to act. so, how was the decision made? who w how did they weigh the options? tonight we'll ask the man tasked by the president to analyze the assessments and run the decision making process to act in a sense as gatekeeper of this monumental decision. i sat down with tom donilon in the secretary of war suite in the eisenhower executive office building. when you come into the white house, has the trail for osama bin laden gone cold? >> when we came into office in the beginning of 2009, the trail had gone cold. we really hadn't had a good case to his whereabouts since he was in tora bora in 2001. >> what did the president say at th
is that the hollywood people got access to cia operatives, to cia locations, that they had access to the navy s.e.a.l.s which they should not have had. i can't really go beyond that over to say the investigation has gone on an expanded. >> ahead, we're going to talk a little bit about this movie and whether or not that's the case. you know, i wonder if national security was really compromised. >> it's been a consistent conversation. not just about this movie, right? we've had it several times. is there information coming from the administration that constantly seems to be in a positive light and does that information go beyond and risk national security issues? i think it's a legitimate debate. >> okay. fine, what is it then? like what? we keep saying it's possible, possible national security. like what? >> we've covered it extensively. >> like what? >> the kill list, we've talked about the details of the operation to kill anwar al awlaki, the cyber attack on iran, whenever it's positive we get to hear a lot about it. >> the kill list was reported during the administration of president george w
in baltimore, maryland. what is your background? caller: director of science and technology for the navy. you may remember me. it is a matter of management, selection of program managers. sequestration is probably a terrific opportunity. anyway, that is all i have to say. guest: the attack submarine, they have taken 2 million man hours out of the program. the cost has come down. the quality is superb. the man hours have been reduced, and they are doing it by allowing for appropriations. they fixed the design. when you put in reasonably simple controls on the process, you can reduce costs. i suspect you could do that for a lot of other programs. where we have had these multi- year programs, you can save money ship to ship or series to series. host: the caller says he remembers you. what were you doing at the time? guest: i was working as a contractor, supporting department of defense in a variety of capacities. host: caller on our independent line. go ahead. caller: after world war ii when they changed the name of the war department to defense department, that was a big mistake. all of the mil
to have -- he said a qualified arms person are they going to find navy seals? who could have stopped this guy? he was wearing body armor with three huge weapons on him. who could have stopped this guy. >> somebody with a gun. >> no. >> somebody would have a gun could have stopped this guy. >> special forces come out, interview with special forces gentleman from afghanistan said this is a ridiculous plan. to arthur's point this is a ridiculous plan because we train night and day to be able to shoot effectively. and this isn't a gun range. it's a crazy, yelling, screaming scenario with a lot of other people are going to get killed in thiessen narrows. we need someone qualified. where are we going to find them and is it practical? >> we have to hire people. some schools already have security guards that i'm sure aren't armed. why can't we train them how to use the gun? why can't we trains the principal. >> lightning is not going to strike twice i don't think we can't fight fire without fire. we can't put a price tag on these little kid's lives. >> you are talking about training teachers
exercising together our navies on things like humanitarian assistance. and i think there is room for that kind of cooperation and one of the things that we agreed while i was in china was that we would exchange younger people in our militaries, like from our military academies to spend time in each other's country and at each other's military schools. i think there is a lot to be gained by this. i think the more interaction we can have with these guys at a military and political level to complement the economic relationship will be all the better. >> rose: getting back to the middle east and other parts of the world and also in asia because of the presence of terrorism in asia as we have seen, you know, are we winning the battle of ideas with all of those groups now splinter groups, groups that emerged out of al qaeda so that they are less appealing and so that the effort to eliminate them is going better? >> i am not sure that i would say we are winning the battle of ideas, but ideas that we hate are losing. whatever, whatever the outcome of the changes in the middle east, in eg
. isha is here with the 360 news and business bulletin. >> anderson, a navy s.e.a.l. was killed in afghanistan on saturday in a successful raid to free an american doctor being held officer. nick olis check of monroeville, pennsylvania, was a member of the elite seal team six, according to a u.s. official. that's the same unit that carried out the raid that killed osama bin laden. >>> a 360 follow, bodies found in a wooded area of iowa last week have been identified as 10-year-old lyric cook and her 8-year-old cousin elizabeth collins. they have been missing since july 13th. >>> dominic strauss-kahn has settled a lawsuit with a new york housekeeper who accused him of sexually assaulting her. terms of the settlement have not been released. >>> and the two australian radio deejays who made a prank phone call to the british hospital where the duchess of cambridge was staying are speaking out. they talk about the icide of the nurse who put the prank call through to the ward where the duchess was. they said they're heartbroken and sorry and feel horrible for the family. >> i'm just s
stories we're following. isha sesay is here with the "360 news and business bulletin." >> anderson, a navy s.e.a.l. was killed in afghanistan on saturday in a successful raid to free an american doctor being held officer. nicklas checque of monroeville, pennsylvania, was a member of the elite seal team six, according to a u.s. official. that's the same unit that carried out the raid that killed osama bin laden. >>> terms of the settlement have not been released. >>> two australian radio deejays that made a prank phone call to the british hospital where the duchess was being treated are speaking out and spoke on australian television about the suicide of a nurse who put the prank call through to the ward where the duchess was. they said they're heart broken and sorry and feel horrible for the nurse's family. >> i'm devastated for them. i'm really feeling for them. >> it's shocking turn of events. >> i just -- if we had any idea of this could be possible to happen, you know, we couldn't see this happening. >> no. >> it was meant to be a prank call. >> and scary moments caught on tape in birm
, the navy s.e.a.l. raid that killed osama bin laden. and at the center of this decade long manhunt, a young female cia operative. >> maya, you want to brief them? >> there are two narratives about the location of osama bin laden. the one that you're most familiar with is that ubl is hiding in a cave in the tribal areas, that he's surrounded by a large contingent of loyal fighters. but that narrative is pre- 9/11 understanding of ubl. the second narrative, he's living in the city, living in a city with multiple points of egress and entry, access to communications, so that he can keep in touch with the organization. you can't run a global network of interconnected cells from a cave. >> that was a clip of the new movie called "zero dark thirty," chronicles this mission highlighting many of the people in the takedown including this young woman in seeking, finding, killing osama bin laden. in this new report from "the washington post," this mystery cia operative has a very complicated life, even more so after the bin laden raid. joining me from washington is greg miller, the intelligence reporte
. >> stuck cwith navy. >>> america inching closer to the fiscal cliff, 18 days we go over, that means triggering massive tax hikes and spending cuts all at the same time. the house of representatives set to go home for the holidays today and yesterday the president and speaker boehner metaphor 50 minutes and then released a statement that didn't say a whole heck of a lot but both called the discussion frank and said the lines of communication remain open. our senior congressional c correspondent dana bash is here. forget the christmas plans you're probably not going to be enjoying christmas this year? >> nobody thinks they're going home for christmas, if they do maybe for a day and come back to washington. i've been talking to sources in both parties this morning about that meeting yesterday with the president, and the speaker, which did not go very long, 50 minutes and did not go all that well. what we need are new proposals and coming together and i'm told by both parties they really restated their positions. what seems to be going on is frankly i think both sides are trying to run
. this past february the navy and marine corps conducted their first large-scale amphibious exercise in more than ten years. in march the army conducted its first exercise in its new decisive action, training environment that emphasizes combined arms maneuver against a combination of your regular and conventional opponents. the second element of the defense strategy is to maintain the force protection where we need. on the east end of the asia-pacific region. the asia-pacific region is obviously an area of growing importance to with our economy and our security. in the middle east obviously represents continuing threats to our security as well. even after the withdrawal of troops from iraq we've maintained a substantial military presence in the middle east in order to deter aggression, respond to crisis and ensure regional stability in the face of historic unrest and the continuing threats from iran. last week i visited some of the trips based in kuwait part of a robust posture roughly 50,000 troops and dozens of ships and fighters and bombers come advanced intelligence surveillance and reco
in a mall and buy a weapon they use in afghanistan, that navy s.e.a.l.s use in afghanistan. the other aspect of it is governor mcdonald or anybody else or it this poor woman in newtown, connecticut suggesting that teachers be armed in schools, think about that. stop and think about that for a second. you come out of your classroom because someone is in vadivadinr school and you come up with a glock and you're yonlted with someone with a bushmaster weapon in the hallway. >> i totally aagree it makes no sense. i'm reporting what people said. this guy was wearing body armor. you have to be a trained marksman to take him out. >> i can certainly understand the sentiment of the parents up there, because i have the sentiment not so far away from that school. where my kids go to school, i want an armed guard, a trained armed guard. i want tough security measures. i understand that sentiment completely. >> where does that end? >> part of the sadness in newtown and sandy hook is they did everything they could. nobody opened the door for the guy. they did everything in their power and still this happen
finally figured out where he was hiding to the navy s.e.a.l.s who killed him. >> there are two narratives about the location of osama bin laden. >> reporter: the controversy? the obama administration has faced accusations it gave undeserved access to the filmmakers. in real life, everyone involved in the hunt for bin laden remains sworn to secrecy. but the filmmakers say they got firsthand accounts. they just won't say exactly how that happened. >> i think as a reporter you would understand we take prot t protecting our sources and sort of the exact methodology of our sourcing pretty seriously, just in the same way if i asked you how did you source that story. >> katherine, when you hear mark talk this way, are you a journalist or a filmmakerer? >> that's a good question. well, i certainly tried to be as faithful to the research as possible and make a good movie and make a film that was timely. >> reporter: but how much access they got is the issue. >> obviously things went wrong here. >> reporter: congressman peter king, chairman of the house homeland security committee first called for
doesn't. >>> the army and navy are using some extraordinary new camouflage technology that can make troops disappear. here's cnn's chris lawrence. >> well, wolf, the army could soon be making a decision on its next generation of camouflage. but i've got to tell you, you won't believe where this technology is headed. >> camouflage can be the difference between a soldier getting shot and going home. so lots is riding on the next generation design to outfit troops. it's only been eight years since the army spent $5 billion on m camo that critics say didn't fool anyone. soldiers complained to the point where the army abandoned its one size fits all universal pattern. so they were looking for camouflage they can use everywhere? >> correct. and it didn't work anywhere. >> reporter: guy cramer is one of the designers competing to win the army's next multi-million dollar contract. he showed us the science behind every shape, size, and shade of these pixels. >> you now have your camouflage. we're trying to trick the brain into seeing things that aren't actually there. >> reporter: digital
to appeal to other would-be assistants to us. what should we be doing? should we send in a navy seal team to get this guy out? should we do what rand paul says temporarily to get this guy out? if you help us get the terrorists we have got your back. >> all those things should be on the table. this guy has been languishing in jail for quite a while. megyn: now he's being tortured. >> this guy is such a hero. he told fox news when somebody smuggled a cell phone necessity called this network. he said i would do it again. he said i believe in human right and the international sense of justice and i would do it again. what signal does it send to those who want to help us who would take their lives in their hand to help us. i have to say when i look at the public, when i look at the media i wonder -- i have the same question i think about when i think about the four dead americans in benghazi is where is the outrage over those four dead americans and this particular case. this man is a hero. we need to be doing everything we can rather than setting him aside and saying we are not interested in
february, navy and marine corps conducted their first large-scale amphibious exercise in more than 10 years. in march, the army conducted its first exercise in its new decisive action framing environment that emphasizes combined arms maneuver against a combination of regular and conventional opponents. the second element of our defense strategy is to maintain our force protection where we needed. in the middle east and in the asia-pacific region. the asia-pacific region is obviously an area of growing importance to our economy and our security. in the middle east, represent continuing threats to our security as well. even after the withdrawal of troops from iraq. we have maintained a substantial military presence in the middle east. in order to deter aggression. respond to crisis, and short regional stability in the face of historic unrest and a continuing threat from iran. last week, i visited some of our troops based in kuwait, part of a robust posture that includes roughly 50,000 troops, dozens of ships, fighters, bombers, advanced intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platforms
to andrews air force base. that brought home the impact of our nation's loss. glenn was a former navy seal, also, from my home state, and i talked a couple times with his family. woods was a former seal, shawn smith, and air force veteran, all people for whom service to country was their life so today we, again, say thank you to all of them, to the fallen and the families. they all gave to our nation and we're grateful beyond words for their service and their sack -- sacrifice. from the very beginning of the benghazi events, every member of this committee has shared with the president and secretary clinton our determination to get all the facts about what happened and why in benghazi. we submitted many questions to the state department to be incorporated into this investigation, and we're very pleased that they have been. we've had a number of classified briefings for our members, and yesterday, the committee heard from ambassador tom pickerring and admiral mike mulling, -- mullen. they were frank, and they are two of america's most distinguished and capable public servants. ambassador pic
. but not catastrophic, doomsday, any sort of hyperbole. >> reporter: perhaps the navy would have to buy less expensive, less advanced fighter jets instead of the new f-35. or the pentagon would have to cut the number of soldiers and marines back to the numbers before 9/11. >> sequestration would risk hollowing out our force. >> reporter: pentagon officials say going over the cliff would actually leave them $1 trillion in the hole, it comes on top of cuts they have already budgeted for. >> we've put in place $487 billion in savings over the next ten years. >> reporter: are these cuts the same sort of budget cuts that you and i think of when we think of cutting our budget? >> i call them phantom cuts. it's not a real savings. >> reporter: freeman says the pentagon was counting money it was projecting to spend as savings which isn't the same as simply spending less. >> this is the way d.c. does math. it's unfortunately we can't do our taxes that way, but it's the d.c. does math. >> reporter: everyone from the secretary on down is on autopilot to defend their budgetet. he needs people to go in and challen
-old dylan drowned in a surfing accident over a week ago. >>> navy officials say commander job price died saturday of non-combat-related injuries. >>> and a "wall street journal" investigation finds prices on websites vary depending on the user's information. now, the paper found that staples' website displays different prices for those depending on where they live. home depot and resee ta also >>> the head of the cia says "zero dark thirty" gives a false impression that torture led to finding osama bin laden. this morning i why there are so many critics. we'll speak with john miller if "zero dark thirty" gets it right or wrong. >>> christmas tree farmers in the midwest say supplies are running dry because of this year's drought. >> they have lost two and three years worth of trees. that may convince some of the farmers just enough to give it up. >> we'll speak with farmer who's determined to keep growing. on "cbs this morning." [ male announcer ] imagine facing the day with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you, with less
with him. as we say in the navy, jay, well done. may you and your family have fair wind and good seas. i yield back. mr. woodall: i thank the gentleman. mr. speaker, at this time it's my great pleasure to yield to the gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. thompson. mr. thompson: i thank the gentleman from georgia for hosting this hour. and an opportunity to recognize and thank a good friend, jay pearson, who started his work in the u.s. house of representatives in 1978, in the office of the general clerk under then majority leader john rhodes. where he learned the intricacies of the house and legislative procedures while keeping official minutes in this chamber. in 1979 he began working in the republican cloakroom where he remained for seven years before beginning a new position as floor assistance it -- floor assistant to the republican leader in 1986. since then jay has served as floor assistant to three speakers of the house, including newt gingrich, dennis hastert and the current speaker, john boehner. the career that has spanned over 35 years, jay has served as an invaluable role for so
with, whether the marines, navy, coast guard, fbi, cia, and s.a., a local police enforcement, code enforcement, sheriff, highway patrol, national guard, airport and transportation security, board patrol, fire marshal -- i mean, is an over abundance. we have become a police state and it has destroyed the fabric of our society. i do not see how we will get out-of-pocket -- out of it puritans -- and i do not see how we will get out of it. i do not see how home and security is going to save us. guest: there is a veritable alphabet soup of all these to organizations that are designed to address a wide to -- wide variety of security issues at the federal level and local level as well as overseas. and congress, just on the street from the studios we are in today, are talking about the fiscal cliff and how much money the government should spend on security matters. that is an important part of the conversation. host: david maurer is part of the hollen security office. let's -- homeland security office. let's look at a couple of the key areas in the grant program. one is the state security
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